Cieszyn Jewelry in the Silesian Museum Collection


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Book Title: Hoczki, Knefle, Orpanty… Bizuteria Cieszynska w Zbiorach Muzeum Slaskiego
Translation: Clasps, Buttons, Breastplates… Cieszyn Jewelry in the Silesian Museum Collection
Author: Maria Michalczyk
Language(s): Polish with summaries in English, French, German
Published: Katowice, Poland – 2007
Format & Size: Hardcover – 8.5″ x 12″
Pages: 60 pages
Book Condition: Very Good Condition
Description: Wonderful book presenting the elaborate jewelry worn with the regional folk costumes of the Cieszyn/Tesin region on the Polish/Czech border. Includes color photographs of dozens of old pins, buttons, “hoczki” clasps, belts, and more. The jewelry of this region was made of silver and gold and was always a sign of wealth and status. This book shows many examples of beautiful jewelry pieces that adorned the folk costumes of women from Cieszyn society.

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Weight 1.5 lbs

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